As the UK has now left the European Union, the ‘United Kingdom Conformity Assessed’ (UKCA) has been adopted from 1st January 2021 and involves the use of a new UKCA Mark on products as a means of showing conformance with applicable UK legislation.
What is the purpose of insoles?
A necessary part of the shoemaking process, insoles have been used in footwear for many years and are either glued (non-removable) or removable. The small piece of material that sits underfoot, in your boots, is often taken for granted but can affect and influence things from your posture, and subsequently joint pain, through to tired legs or even how sweaty[...]
Slips and trips are still the biggest workplace danger causing serious injury and can even be fatal. The cost to business and lives is immeasurable and could often be avoided with low-cost measures in place. Charlie Turner looks at how to reduce risk.
The Southern Enterprise Awards recently named V12 Footwear as 2020's ‘Best Industrial Footwear Company’. This would not be possible without our loyal customer base and we are humbled and thankful for every one. Reflecting on a hugely turbulent year for many people and many businesses, not just in the UK but the whole world, we are very proud to be recognised for our continuing growth and[...]
We've rounded up our best selling PPE products from our Self Protection range. Find out which ones they are and view them in detail below:
Work place safety should be treated with utmost importance at all times. When the safety of your staff is compromised accidents are prone to happening. Did you know 1/2 of all workplace accidents are caused by slips, trips and falls? Which poses the question, are you wearing the right safety footwear for your job?
Out standing in our field, giving you the confidence to plough on with your day
Are you up against nature? Working in agriculture is unpredictable. Of particular concern to us is the danger of crushing from machinery, animals and farming equipment. On top of that, manure is extremely corrosive so we knew we had to make a range that pulled its weight.
What are Chemical Resistant Work Boots?
Chemical resistant work boots are made to off-set the hazards of using, working with, combining or storing chemicals. They protect workers from the risk of skin injuries, allergies, infections and chemical burns caused by hazardous chemical leaks and spills. Therefore, making chemical resistant boots essential to anyone working with chemicals.
In construction, the last thing you want to be worrying about are your shoes. Heavy tools and equipment, plus wet mixes and cement lime all add up to a rich variety of hazards, from wet scaffold planks to trip hazards and ladder falls. That's why our construction boots are some of the best all-rounders we make.
During this very unprecedented time, V12 Footwear has found it very hard to sit back and do nothing to help. With over 20 years in the safety footwear industry and a portfolio of cutting edge products and award winning innovations, V12 have teamed up with Toffeln, a long established company who have dedicated their lives to enhancing foot well-being and helping healthcare professionals to[...]